20 August 2013

Paid Social Media / Admin Intern -(KShs 10K)

A leading recruitment agency based in Nairobi is looking to fill the position of Paid Social Media / Admin Intern to provide administrative services and manage the company’s social media sites.

Salary: 10K

Main purpose of the job: 

Responsible for delivering friendly, efficient customer service, perform general administrative tasks and update social media sites with the key aim of retaining and attracting new customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the office reception.
  • Deal with all enquiries in a professional and courteous manner, in person, on the telephone or via e-mail
  • Welcomes visitors to the office, assists them in making appointments, assures their comfort and directs them to the proper staff or service
  • Perform clerical duties such as; Data entry, typing and filing copying and scanning documents
  • Help in marketing the company’s products both online and offline.
  • Engage clients on social media including Facebook, Twitter, and other similar community sites and respond to their queries
  • Writing articles and coming up with proposals.
  • Answers telephones; screens calls, forwards calls and /or records and forwards messages accurately
  • Assist in keeping the front office reception area clean and tidy, at all times
  • Any other duties as assigned.


  • Degree/ Diploma in Journalism, Marketing or Business related field
  • Prior experience in social media marketing will be an added advantage.
  • Strong sales skills will be an added advantage
  • Proven ability to write articles.
  • Must be active on Social media including Facebook and twitter with at least have 500 Facebook friends
  • Must have an inborn passion for Social Media.
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong typing and computer application skills.
  • Ability to assist and support others.  
  • Highly organized and attentive to details.

If qualified send CV only to: jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke, indicating the title (Paid Social Media / Admin Intern) on the subject line by 27th August 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

19 August 2013

Bank Graduate Clerks

We are a Bank seeking to enhance our leadership position in the country as well as consolidate our market presence. 

We pride ourselves in being the home of excellent customer service as well as provide a rich, diverse and exciting working environment. 

We are looking for young graduates to join our team. 

We wish to recruit dynamic, creative and result oriented professionals for the following position:

Graduate Clerks

Main duties:

  • Telling duties
  • Accounts opening
  • Customer service
  • Any other clerical duties assigned


  • Bachelors degree preferably in a business related field from a recognized university
  • KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus), with a C+ (Plus) in both Mathematics and English
  • Computer literacy a must
  • Age - 28 years & below
  • All selected candidates will be provided with extensive training by the Bank on all the above mentioned areas.

The candidates must be willing to work at any of the Bank’s branches countrywide.

Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae, testimonials,copy of National ID and a daytime telephone contact should be received through the voucher number shown here below by 31st August 2013.

P.O. Box 49010-00100

We are an equal opportunity employer.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Department:  Logistics

Position: IT Intern

Contract duration: Three Months

Duty Station: Nairobi


ACTED is a non-governmental organization whose vocation is to support vulnerable population world wide and to accompany them in building a better future. 

ACTED was created in 1993, is governed by the French law and has its head quarters in Paris, France.

ACTED Kenya/Somalia is looking for a self driven and a self oriented professional to fill the position of an IT Intern.

Reporting to the Country Logistics Manager, the successful IT Intern will assist in the overall management responsibility of ICT function and solutions within the ACTED Kenya/Somalia offices.

Key IT Job responsibilities

  • Responsible for overall operations of the IT section
  • Coordinating day-to-day data capture into the systems
  • Providing day-to-day hardware and software support to the users. This includes preventive and corrective maintenance as well as providing training on IT Systems.
  • Re-image new laptops and desktop computers.
  • Comprehensive maintenance of backup and recovery procedures
  • Providing network support, support for e-mail and messaging;
  • Liaising with the Country Logistics Officer on replacement and repairs of computer equipment and any other systems matters.

IT Qualifications and Competencies

  • Holder of Bachelors degree in Information Science, Computer Science or IT related field.
  • Certificate in MCSE & CCNA will be an added advantage.
  • Prior working knowledge on ERP System.
  • Should have experience in Microsoft operating systems and applications
  • Excellent communication skills with knowledge of both internal and external communications environments.
  • Proactive, self-starter – able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent time management, organisation, and prioritisation skills, with the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • The ability to work well in a team
  •  Posses high levels of integrity
  • Willingness to travel to the field
  • Flexible, enthusiastic and a willingness to listen and learn from others.

Application Procedure

Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and a cover letter only to: kenya.jobs@acted.org and received on or before 5.00PM on 23 August 2013.

Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

13 August 2013

Fresh Graduate Electrical Engineers Jobs - 1 Month Contract

Our client is in the engineering industry and is seeking to hire Fresh Graduate Electrical Engineers for their organization.

Their job purpose will be to design, develop and maintain electrical control systems and/or components to required specifications, focusing on economy, safety, reliability, quality and sustainability.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identifying customer requirements
  • Assist in the designing systems and products
  • Reading design specifications and technical drawings
  • Researching suitable solutions and estimating costs and timescales
  • Making models and prototypes of products using three-dimensional design software
  • Liaising with others in the design team
  • Liaising with clients and contractors
  • Attending meetings on site
  • Designing and conducting tests
  • Recording, analysing and interpreting test data
  • Proposing modifications and retesting products
  • Qualifying the final product or system
  • Servicing and maintaining equipment
  • Preparing product documentation and write reports

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of science/Technology Electrical engineering
  • Must be fresh graduates/ currently unemployed
  • Have an outgoing personality, good work ethic
  • Have a flexible “can-do” attitude
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A professional manner and be well presented
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to work unsupervised using own initiative
  • Good IT skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word and Outlook
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to work well with people

If you meet the above requirements send your CV only to: vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke, indicating the title (Fresh Graduate Electrical Engineer) on the subject line before the 23rd of August 2013. 

We do not charge for interviews.

Please note that this is a one month contract.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Entertainment/Celebrity Writer Internship

Students’ Part Time Job - Entertainment/Celebrity Writer Intern Opportunity.

An upcoming blog seeks to hire a part time entertainment/ celebrity writer intern. 

This is a position reserved strictly for current College/ University students, as a way to earn some pocket money. 

Requirements for the Job. 

  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of the entertainment/celebrity scene in Kenya, East Africa, Africa, and the world.
  • A knack for getting the latest celebrity gossip and news.
  • Please state how many Facebook friends you have as part of the application.
  • You will be required to write two short articles (150- 250 words) per every weekday (Monday to Friday), and promote the posts on the blog’s Facebook Page. 


As a start, you will be paid a modest allowance of Kshs. 3,000 per month, and should your articles attract many readers, the pay will be increased to reflect this. 

This will be done after we look at your ratings after one month. The payment will be issued weekly (Kshs.750) per week. 

Send your CV/ Sample article to: cmabinda@gmail.com 

Those who are not college/ university students need not apply.

KEMRI-Wellcome Internship


The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme is an internationally renowned health research programme that is committed to research capacity development in the East African Region. 

Research internships provide an opportunity for recent graduates to gain experience in a dynamic research environment by assisting senior scientific staff and participating in on-going research activities. 

This will give interns the opportunity to decide if they would like to take up research as a career. Several internships commencing in January 2014 are available at our Nairobi and Kilifi sites. 

Applications are invited from graduates of the subjects below who either completed their Bachelors degree within the last two years (20011 & 2012) or will have completed their course by December 2013:

  1. Biological Sciences (e.g. zoology, biochemistry),
  2. Health Sciences (e.g. medicine, pharmacy and nursing),
  3. Social Sciences, Anthropology or Economics
  4. Mathematics and Statistics
  5. Geomatics or Geography

Applicants should have achieved or anticipate to achieve at least a B+ or equivalent in their O-level exams and first class or upper second degree or equivalent in the undergraduate studies. 

People already holding Masters degrees or currently undertaking Masters studies will not be considered.

The internships are limited to 6 months duration and are non-renewable. 

A monthly stipend of KSh. 41, 909 will be provided.

Candidates will be selected through a two stage process. 

Closing dates for application for the first stage of selection is 21st of August 2013

For further information and application, candidates should visit the internship

Only online applications will be accepted.

Graduates in Training (GIT) - SAMEER AFRICA

The Graduates in Training (GIT) programme is our graduate development initiative that offers talented graduates the opportunity to work with one of the biggest brands in the World (SAMEER AFRICA).

It is designed to prepare our next generation of transformational leaders. 

We welcome highly talented fresh graduates who are resourceful; innovative and daring to excel in whatever they do, so as to make a real contribution to our winning team.
Opportunities exist in Engineering, Marketing, Finance, Procurement, Human Resources, Sciences, IT and Business.

Selection Criteria

This is a highly competitive programme, applicants need to demonstrate a history of academic achievement at a high level.

We are looking for graduates with a relevant degree qualification in the above mentioned areas.

You must have graduated within the last 5 years and be;

  • A Talented and highly motivated individual who will be committed to the goals of the company.
  • A Good communicator
  • A practical problem solver
  • A Team player
  • Flexible, adaptable and resourceful
  • Sensitive to and appreciative of differences and diversity.

Interested Candidates should apply to: recruiting@safrica.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates whom are short listed will be contacted